sorghum bagasse (#1401)

ID-number#1401
Materialsorghum bagasse
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ organic residue/product ▸ bagasse
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [500] biomassa uit de industrie ▸ [530] pulp-VGI ▸ [539] overige pulp
Sample lot size5-10 mm diam., 20-30 mm long
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1999-03-01
Remarksused in Greve in Chianti, TPS CFB gasification plant
LiteratureG.L. Barducci et. al.: Thermic and electric power production and use from gasification of biomass and RDF: Experience at CFBG Plant at Greve in Chianti. In: Proc. 2nd biomass conference of the Americas (Ed. D.L. Klass), Golden, CO, pp. 565-575, 1995.

Values

Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 10.66
Ash content wt% 7.25 8.11
Volatile matter wt% 65.58 73.40 79.88
Fixed carbon wt% 16.52 18.49 20.12 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 35.25 39.46 42.94 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 6.71 7.51 8.17 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.98 1.10 1.19 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.20 0.22 0.24 Measured
Oxygen wt% 38.42 43.00 46.80 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 14.26 16.26 17.69
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 15.99 17.89 19.47
HHVMilne MJ/kg 16.08 17.99 19.58 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 5 400.0 6 044.3 6 577.8 Measured

Physical Properties

Ash melting behaviour

American standard method, measured in oxidizing conditions

SOT (softening or spherical temperature) °C 1 143
HT (hemispherical temperature) °C 1 166

Commonly used properties

Bulk density (ar) kg/m³ (ar) 550